Here are 5 must read books by Bill Gates.

This time Bill gates list has something for everyone. He is really into books. Looking at his selection of books over the time, his choice is evolving from business success and technology to biography, education, meditation and more about social responsiblity.

Educated, BY Tara Westover

I never thought I’d relate to a story about growing up in a Mormon survivalist household, but she’s such a good writer that she got me to reflect on my own life while reading about her extreme childhood.


This book is the communication between the top and the rest, in terms of their learning habits and how they solve problems. This is effectively done with the help of stories. It resonates with people as Bill Gates said in a interview with Tara Westover.

It is even better than you’ve heard

Army of None, BY Paul Scharre

I agree with Scharre that we have to guard against becoming “seduced by the allure of machines—their speed, their seeming perfection, their cold precision.”


This is Bill gates “been waiting for” book. This book shows the technological advancement and their concerns if not handled properly. The good’s, the bad’s. He said He can’t recommend it highly enough.

I can’t recommend it highly enough.

If you are someone who loves sci-fi books. Then this book is for you.

Bad Blood, BY John Carreyrou

It’s a fun read full of bizarre details that will make you gasp out loud. The story almost feels too ridiculous to be real at points.


This book is detailed rise and fall of Theranos. What happens behind the curtains. It is unfortunate reality.

I couldn’t put down this thriller with a tragic ending

21 lessons for the 21st century, BY Yuval Noah Harari

This book is a guide to worrying.


Sounds strange right?

It teaches you, how to use worrying to your advantage which is good in some situation like ” if a bear is stalking you, worrying about it may well save your life.”

A guide to worrying

The Headspace Guide to Meditation and Mindfulness, BY Andy Puddicombe

Andy has taken some heat for his low barrier approach, but he got me to take meditation.


from a university student to a Buddhist monk

If you’re thinking about trying mindfulness, this is the perfect introduction. This book comes with “what the research shows” sections which appeal to the logical mind. This book is a must read if you want to bust some of your myths.

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